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Nearly 40 Taliban militants killed as group's car bomb suddenly explodes

MOSCOW, Dec 2 (Sputnik) At least 37 militants of the Taliban movement have been killed and a number of others suffered injuries in the southern Afghan Kandahar province after their own bomb-laden armored vehicle suddenly exploded, local media reported on Sunday, citing officials.
According to the Khaama Press News Agency, the incident took place near the province's Maruf district, bordering on Pakistan.
A spokesman for the provincial governor said that the Taliban militants were planning to launch an attack against Afghan military, using an Armored Personnel Carrier packed with those very explosives, the outlet reported.
The Taliban has refuted the reports, claiming that there was no such incident at all, the news outlet said.
Afghanistan has long been struggling to achieve stability in the country, especially in the terms of security. The Taliban movement has been one of the major forces opposing Kabul, as its militants seized power in the country in 1996 before being overthrown in 2001 only to continue fighting the government as insurgents.
SPUTNIK TV 1332
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Parliament will decide New Malaysian PM: Mahathir

27 Feb 2020 | 3:45 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 27 (UNI) The candidate for the post of Malaysian prime minister will be decided by the lower house of parliament next week, Malaysia's interim Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday, adding that the country may go for a fresh election if no one receives a parliamentary majority.

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Five killed in building fire in France

27 Feb 2020 | 2:24 PM

Paris, Feb 27 (UNI) Five people were killed and seven others injured in a building fire in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg on Thursday morning, according to a statement of the local fire department.

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USCIRF condemns Delhi violence

USCIRF condemns Delhi violence

27 Feb 2020 | 12:14 PM

Washington, Feb 27 (UNI) The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has expressed deep concern over the ongoing violence in Delhi.

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Greek island protest enters day two

27 Feb 2020 | 11:38 AM

Athens, Feb 27 (UNI) The protests in Greece against building of new camps to replace overcrowded facilities on island of Lesbos, Samos, Chios, Leros and Kos off the coast of Turkey entered day two on Thursday.

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Coronavirus: Pandemic cases rises to 400 in Italy

Coronavirus: Pandemic cases rises to 400 in Italy

27 Feb 2020 | 10:03 AM

Rome, Feb 27 (UNI) Several European countries announced new cases of coronavirus traced to Italy, rising the number of cases to 400.

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